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Manitoba History No. 89
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Memorable Manitobans: Mungo Turnbull Lewis (1894-1969)

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Mungo Turnbull Lewis
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Veterinarian, MLA (1937-1940), MLA (1941-1945).

Born at Rhyl, North Wales on 13 November 1894, son of David G. Lewis and Annie M. Lewis, he immigrated to Canada in 1906. He received a degree from St. Joseph's Veterinary College in Missouri, and practiced as a Manitoba provincial veterinarian from 1929 to 1932. He married the daughter of William Fergusson of Winnipeg. He was first elected to the Manitoba Legislature at the 1936 general election and was re-elected in 1941 but defeated in 1945. He lived at 298 Overdale Street, Winnipeg. He died on 12 January 1969.

Sources:

The Canadian Parliamentary Guide, 1938.

Members of the Legislative Assembly (Deceased), Legislative Assembly of Manitoba.

“Under The Golden Boy, Manitoba’s M.L.A.s,” Winnipeg Tribune, 16 March 1943. [Manitoba Legislative Library, Biographical Scrapbook B9, page 126]

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 7 July 2018

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